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uab bank named Best Retail Bank 2022 in Myanmar by Retail Banker International

Yangon, 22nd June 2022 – uab bank, was again the 2022 winner of the Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer awards for Best Retail Bank Myanmar.

The RBI Asia Trailblazer Awards, now running for the 13th consecutive year, bring together the most outstanding and innovative institutions and projects and highlight the initiatives developed in the region within the financial services community. In winning this award, uab bank standing amongst some the most renowned banks in the region.

Commenting on the award, Christopher Loh, MD & CEO of uab bank said, “Recovering from the crisis years of 2020 and 2021, businesses are working towards rebuilding their operations again. The award is a testimony of uab bank’s resilience to rise above the difficult period and its resolve to continue to connect, create and change. 

uab bank continues to innovate and optimise its retail services and products and in doing so, this award will not be its first in 2022 but an expectation of a number of others to come. This award is also a testimony to those who stood by us and continue to stand with us in the vision to lead change and humanise banking.”

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About uab bank

uab bank is a leading bank in Myanmar, recognised for its successful transformation and leadership in the Myanmar banking sector amidst the regulatory changes and governance requirements. uab bank was named “Myanmar’s Best Bank” by Euromoney over 2019 and 2020, “Best Retail Bank Myanmar” by Retail Banker International  for years 2020, 2021 and 2022 and “Best Bank 2021” for Myanmar by Global Finance.

In August 2020, uab bank was named amongst “Best Companies to work in Myanmar- Employees Choice” and was ranked No. 1 in the 2020 Pwint Thit Sa (TiME) Report published by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business.

Established in 2010, we are now serving our customers from a growing network of over 79 branches in 53 townships across Myanmar. uab provides a wide range of financial services including consumer banking, premier banking, SME banking, corporate banking, trade finance and treasury services. Through our subsidiary uab securities, we also provide brokerage services, corporate and financial advisory, investment banking and capital market activities.

At uab bank, we believe in leading the way towards a better Myanmar, humanising banking,
connecting people, creating opportunities and changing lives. In December 2017, uab launched
“Be The Change Myanmar” initiative and in 2020, set up uab Foundation as the Bank’s corporate social responsibility arm to drive change for a better Myanmar.  We believe uab must operate responsibly and be committed to the community we are in.

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